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Table 4 Accuracy assessment of the LULC classes across the three study sites

From: Monitoring changes in pastoral resources in eastern Sudan: A synthesis of remote sensing and local knowledge

Site LULC class Error
Omis. Comm. Omis. Comm. Omis. Comm.
Communal grazing land of Butana   1979 1987 2005
Bare land 8.82 5.00 9.03 6.45 5.56 2.78
Grassland 6.61 6.67 13.21 15.02 0.00 0.00
Woodland savannah 13.79 16.24 11.20 12.82 3.23 6.45
Overall accuracy 84.15 79.78 94.37
Seasonal migration routes   1979 1999 2009
Bare land 0.00 12.5 09.00 1.90 7.60 0.00
Woodland savannah 7.95 8.35 5.56 8.33 0.00 5.71
Agricultural land 12.82 0.00 4.79 11.00 2.98 5.88
Overall accuracy 88.22 89.41 93.16
Summer camping area   1979 1999 2007
Bare land 4.27 2.94 0.00   5.41 2.70
Woodland savannah 2.90 2.86 2.95   0.00 0.00
Agricultural land 8.33 2.18 6.51   2.94 6.89
Overall accuracy 89.05 92.69 96.89
  1. Omis omission error, Comm commission error.